Ranch Manager needed in New Mexico – Couples Welcome

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Steve Alvis

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Location
Las Vegas, NM
Job Type
Full Time
Salary
BOE
Date Posted
December 17, 2018

Manage 22,000 acres in excellent condition, located in Las Vegas, NM, with acreage at an elevation of 6900-8600 feet, with approximately 50 miles of improved roads. Property has 5 houses (including ranch manager house), indoor arena, horse barn, barn, camp that hosts legendary guests. Owner of the ranch lives in Houston, Texas. No commercial hunting (owner-only hunts; occasional elk hunts).

Duties include:
• Care of an average of 500 heads of cattle (Corriente) and approximately 35 recreational horses
• Manage and oversee all aspects of the ranch and up to four employees, in addition to contractors as needed
• Dude Ranch aspects (including providing guest riding lessons, trail rides and mountain wilderness pack trips)

  •• Oversee organized rides, which includes two annual 4-day rides:
    ••• Men’s ride that hosts approximately 80 men
    ••• Ladies ride that hosts approximately 50 women

• Develop hunting, wildlife and conservation efforts
• Maintain small timber operation, forest stewardship, roads and all facilities
• Horse barn maintenance

Ideal Candidate Traits:
• Must be an excellent horseman
• Prior experience with horse/cattle management required
• Equipment operator a plus
• Husband/Wife team preferred, but not required

Years of Experience preferred: Minimum of 5 years

Please forward bio & resume to: [email protected]

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